Taxon: Ribes hirtellum Michx.

 
Genus: Ribes
  Subgenus: Grossularia
    Section: Grossularia
Family: Grossulariaceae
Nomen number: 31817
Place of publication: Fl. bor.-amer. 1:111. 1803
Name Verified on: 17-Feb-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 27-Jan-2012
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR)
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • American gooseberry  (Source: Cornucopia) - English
  • hairy gooseberry  (Source: Cornucopia) - English
  • hairy-stem gooseberry  (Source: Zander Ency) - English
  • wedge-leaf gooseberry  (Source: Zander Ency) - English
  • amerikanische Stachelbeere  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide Cornucopia)
  • Gene sources: disease resistance for gooseberry (fide Temp Fruit Cr Breed 182. 2008; also fide Pl Breed Rev 156. 2007)
  • Gene sources: potential for disease resistance in gooseberry (fide Temp Fruit Cr Breed 183. 2008)
  • Gene sources: primary genetic relative of gooseberry (based on crosses with Ribes uva-crispa fide Andrushkevich et al. 2011)
  • Gene sources: progenitor of gooseberry (together with Ribes uva-crispa fide Pl Breed Rev 29:148. 2007)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Quebec, - Nova Scotia, - Ontario, - Prince Edward Island, - New Brunswick
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Minnesota, - Nebraska, - North Dakota, - South Dakota, - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Indiana, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New Hampshire, - New Jersey, - New York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - Rhode Island, - Vermont, - West Virginia
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - District of Columbia
    • Western Canada: Canada - Saskatchewan, - Alberta, - Manitoba

  • Cultivated:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation-Far East - Far East
  • Europe

    • : Canada; Europe; United States
  • Northern America

    • : Canada; Europe; United States

References:

  • Andrushkevich, T. M. et al. 2011. Inheritance of marketable berry qualities in hybrid gooseberry breed Fruit Sci. Pap. 23:210-227.
  • Brennan, R. M. 2008. Chapter 6. Currants and gooseberries (Temp Fruit Cr Breed) 177-196.
  • Brennan, R. M. 2008. Chapter 6. Currants and gooseberries (Temp Fruit Cr Breed) 177-196.
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Hjamarsson, I. & B. Wallace 2007. Gooseberry and currant in Sweden: history and cultivar development Pl. Breed. Rev. 29:145-175.
  • Hjamarsson, I. & B. Wallace 2007. Gooseberry and currant in Sweden: history and cultivar development Pl. Breed. Rev. 29:145-175.
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  • Jones, G. N. & G. D. Fuller Vascular plants of Illinois. 1955 (F IllJones)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • Keep, E. 1962. Interspecific hybridization in Ribes (Genetica) 33:1-23.
  • Keep, E. 1975. Currants and gooseberries (Adv Fruit Breed) 198.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • Pluta, S. 2012. New challenges in the Ribes breeding and production Acta Hort. 946:27-35.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. 1978-1979 (F Canada)
  • Sinnott, Q. P. 1985. A revision of Ribes L. subg. Grossularia (Mill.) Pers. sect. Grossularia (Mill.) Nutt. (Grossulariaceae) in North America (Rhodora) 87:237.
  • Taylor, R. L. & R. P. Brockman 1966. Chromosome numbers of some western Canadian plants Canad. J. Bot. 44:1093-1103.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea, second edition. 1993 (F Eur ed2)

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